Word of the day-25/08/14

WORD OF THE DAY AMBIGUOUS Line breaks: am¦bigu|ous Meaning: Open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning. Doubtful or uncertain. Usage: In particular,  an ambiguous message can leave you vulnerable to the worst interpretation. Frustrated by ambiguous instructions,the parents were unable to assemble the toy. Their position in society remains ambiguous. IDIOM/PHRASE […]

Word Of The Day – 22/8/14

WORD OF THE DAY SWINDLE Meaning: To cheat (a person, business, etc.) out of money or other assets. To obtain by fraud or deceit. Usage: This advertisement is a real swindle. A businessman swindled investors out of millions of pounds. IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY PUSH ONE’S LUCK Meaning: Take a risk on the assumption that […]

Word of the day – 19/08/14

WORD OF THE DAY JEOPARDIZE Line breaks: jeop¦ard|ize Meaning: Put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure. Usage: A devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial center. He jeopardized his life every time he dived from the tower. IDIOM/PHRASE OF […]

Word of the day – 18/08/14

 WORD OF THE DAY RAPPORT Line breaks: rap|port Meaning: A close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well. Usage: She was able to establish a good rapport with the children. There is a lack of rapport between the members of the group. He […]

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